Jack Daniel's New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash
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Jack Daniel's New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash

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Televised New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash

Can’t make it to Nashville in person? Tune in to the star-studded television special, New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash, airing on CBS Television Network Saturday, December 31 (8-10pm, ET/PT, 10:30pm-1:30am, ET/PT) and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+. The five-hour television celebration will feature nearly 50 performances from locations across the city, including the main stage in Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

Performing from Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park: Brooks & Dunn, Zac Brown Band, and Kelsea Ballerini

Performing on the CBS special New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash: Little Big Town and more to be announced soon

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We get to ring in the new year and rock out the old in Music City with Brooks & DunnZac Brown BandKelsea Ballerini, and thousands of your closest friends at Nashville’s New Year’s Eve celebration.

New Year's Eve Guide

Find everything you need to know for the Jack Daniel's New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash!

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Music City Gold Circle

Celebrate New Year’s Eve like a VIP at the extravagant Gold Circle Party, a celebration party experience for adults. The Gold Circle Party is an exclusive ticketed event held at the indoor Nashville Farmers’ Market pavilion that is beautifully transformed into an elaborate festive party pavilion along with an Outdoor Courtyard and Special Viewing area.

Giveaways, Tickets, & Packages

Browse our tickets and packages or enter one of our giveaways for the chance to win a trip to Music City for Jack Daniel's New Year's Live: Nashville's Big Bash.

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Nashville New Year's Eve Hotel Package

Be a part of the celebration by staying overnight in Music City with Nashville's Big Bash Package, which includes a minimum of a 1-night stay at a participating hotel with an NYE Celebration Pack delivered to your hotel. You will party in style with the NYE Celebration Pack that includes an NYE event t-shirt, Nashville koozie, popular Music City stickers, locally-made popcorn, and essential hand warmers.

Do I Need Tickets?

Nashville’s New Year's Eve celebration is FREE and open to the public. Everyone’s invited to celebrate (for free) with Music City!

How can I watch the Event?

CBS will present the New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash, Saturday, December 31 (8-10pm, ET/PT, 10:30pm-1:30am, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+. Paramount+ Premium subscribers will have access to stream live via the live feed on their local CBS affiliate on the service as well as on demand. Essential-tier subscribers will have access to on-demand the day after the special airs.

Is it family-friendly?

Nashville is friendly to everyone. But please keep in mind the nature of the event: there will be tens of thousands of people celebrating at this event. Alcohol will be served. Music and fireworks can be loud. There will be a special Raising of the Note at the beginning of the night that families might enjoy.

What am I allowed to bring?

To ensure maximum safety for attendees, backpacks and coolers will not be permitted. Only small bags and personal cameras are permitted on the event site. Read our House Rules for what items and activities are and are not permitted at New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash!

All personal items are subject to search.

What if it Rains?

A little rain can’t stop a Nashville party! We will be watching the weather very closely and will make decisions accordingly to keep our guests safe. This webpage will be updated as necessary and we will be offering up-to-the-minute updates on our FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

What should I wear?

Be comfortable! Watch the weather and dress accordingly. The event takes place in a park and you may be on grass, so choose your shoes wisely.

Will there be a VIP Viewing Area?

YES! While the event is free, you can purchase a Music City Gold Circle ticket that will give you special viewing access to the stage and more.

A limited number of Tickets & Packages are on sale NOW! 

Will I be Filmed or Recorded?

By attending this venue or by entering this area, you grant the Nashville Live Productions, LLC., Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp., Music City, Inc., CBS Corporation, and their assignees the perpetual and irrevocable right throughout the world to use your likeness, voice, and appearance in any audio and/or visual image captured while you attend this venue or while you are present in this area. You release all such parties from all claims, demands, or causes of action that you may now or hereafter have for invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity, or any other right arising from the use by them of your likeness, voice, or appearance captured while you are in this area.

Who Do I Contact if I have additional questions?

More details will be announced as we get closer to the event. If you have immediate needs, you can contact the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp by calling 800-657-6910 or 615-259-4730, emailing nashcvc@visitmusiccity.com, or following @VisitMusicCity on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.


Check out fan photos from past New Year's Eve celebrations in Nashville. Share your photo on social media and tag @VisitMusicCity and #NashvilleNYE for a chance to join this photo gallery!

Places to Stay

Start planning your trip for Jack Daniel's New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash by looking for the perfect place to stay. Lodging comes with amenities to make your stay exceptional.


Thanks to all of our wonderful partners who make Jack Daniel's New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash a success!